1984 | Teh Kon Hu & Associates is officially incorporated. Teh Kon moves the practice out of his basement and into an office on 79th and Stateline. No longer a moonlighting operation, full time employees are hired. Concentration is on healthcare, assisted living, and commercial projects.
1990: Teh Kon Hu & Associates becomes HJM Architects and moves to the Missouri side of 79th & Stateline. Projects types now include United States Postal Service, retail, and k-12 educational projects. Designs are recognized and awards are received.
1994: HJM Architects begins working in China. Clients are mostly Fortune 500 companies seeking assistance with expanding in the daunting and unknown design/construction environment that is China.
2003: Three projects are completed in India. One wins a design award.
2007: Russia here we come.
2011: A drunk driver collides into our office building…
2012: HJM receives “Best Adaptive Reuse” award from the AIA Monsters of Design for the Lyric Opera of Kansas City: Richard J. Stern Center.